Unsafe At Any Speed

Angry Drivers On The Rise

Over the past eight years, aggressive driving has been a contributing factor in two thirds of the quarter-million road deaths in the U.S., according to the Department of Transportation.

Road rage, experts say, has become an epidemic. In our increasingly pressure-packed society, more and more cars crowd the roads, and drivers have less time than ever to get where they're going.

CBS.com, in conjunction with CBS News 48 Hours, takes a look at two particularly tragic and senseless cases of road rage, and examines some innovative attempts to deal with this very modern problem.

When Anger Takes Control: CBS News 48 Hours takes a look at what happens when driver frustration boils over.

The Web has a wealth of resources relevant to driving safety. We've compiled a list of the most useful road rage-related sites.
A Closer Look: CBS.com talks to some experts on aggressive driving. What is causing this epidemic? And what is being done to lower the level of stress and anger?

Avoiding Road Rage: We talked to some experts and distilled their advice into ten tips on how to keep from being attacked by, or attacking, your fellow driver.

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Produced by David Kohn